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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. insects that undergo complete metamorphosis;
[syn: holometabola, metabola]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Metabola \Me*tab"o*la\, Metabole \Me*tab"o*le\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? change; ? beyond + ? to throw.] (Med.) A change or mutation; a change of disease, symptoms, or treatment. [1913 Webster] Metabola
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Metabola \Me*tab"o*la\, Metabolia \Met`a*bo"li*a\, n. pl. [NL. See 1st Metabola.] (Zool.) A comprehensive group of insects, including those that undegro a metamorphosis. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

metabola n 1: insects that undergo complete metamorphosis [syn: holometabola, metabola]